Have you got what it takes to be a Nature Detective?

By Caroline Wood What do a live kangaroo, mammoth teeth and otter poo have in common? They could all be found at ‘Nature Detectives’: our last outreach event held at Weston Park Museum on Saturday 24th February 2018! A couple of months ago, we were approached by Weston Park Museum who wanted to increase the…

Made to order organs, mere fantasy or indisputable reality?

By Abdullah Iqbal Will we one day be able to end all organ donor lists? It sounds like a dream that we can produce organs but it may eventually be possible due to research in regenerative medicine and 3D printing. We may one day be able to produce organs for our individual needs. The organ…

CineScience III: Jason Becker and ALS; from basic research to general public

          Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating disease considered the most common adult onset motor neuronal disorder. Sadly, this disease affects many patients around the world (1 to 3 patients per 100,000 people). These patients develop muscle weakness due to the progressive death of motor neurons (the cells responsible to…